Private Residence hiring Head Gardener

West Bloomfield, Michigan

Estate Gardener

Seeking a full time, year round, head gardener for a private residence in West Bloomfield. Exceptional opportunity available for an extremely creative and talented Gardener who is passionate about their work and has a true love of vegetable gardening. Will involve vegetable gardens, flowerbed garden maintenance and design, planting, trimming, etc. Other responsibilities will include tending to household plants, conservatory plant maintenance, and holiday decorations, etc. Heavy landscaping work (i.e. lawn cutting, large tree trimming, etc.) will be handled by service contractors. The ideal candidate is a dedicated gardener who is not afraid to get their hands dirty and is willing to collaborate with other members of the team.

Please email resumes to Baumgarten.crystal@gmail.com

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Vibrant Life Sharing Community Hiring Gardner

Sauk Centre, Minnesota

Vibrant Life Sharing Community Seeks Gardener

Camphill Village Minnesota is an intentional community of approximately 60 people, including adults with developmental disabilities, located on a 500-acre biodynamic farm ten miles north of Sauk Centre in Central Minnesota. People live together family-style in seven different homes. Everyone shares in the responsibilities of life in the community. The community is based on the belief that every individual, regardless of ability, is an independent spiritual being.

The Village has a strong agricultural component made up of farming and gardening. Craft work includes weaving and card-making, as well as a bakery that provides for the needs of the Village and sells in the surrounding area.

Description of Length of Service:

Minimum of one year for assistants, although we are actively seeking seasoned gardeners who are interested in making a longer-term commitment, to carry the garden for a number of years.

Main Responsibilities:

To help manage and tend our 3-acre biodynamic vegetable garden and also our food processing kitchen during the spring, summer and fall seasons. Live and assist in one of our houses, lifesharing with other coworkers as well as adults with developmental disabilities.

Main Duties:

Planning, planting, tending, harvesting and processing vegetables. Coworkers are expected to also integrate people with developmental disabilities into their work. Continue reading